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New York

Museum of the City of New York

Exhibition Detail
New York After the Storm: Tough Questions
1220 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029


February 12th, 2013 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
The South Ferry subway station after it was flooded by seawater during Hurricane Sandy,
The South Ferry subway station after it was flooded by seawater during Hurricane Sandy

© Courtesy of Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin
> QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Other
WEBSITE:  
http://www.mcny.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
upper east side
EMAIL:  
info@mcny.org
PHONE:  
212.534.1672
OPEN HOURS:  
10 AM to 6 PM, Sunday through Friday, and 10 AM to 8:30 PM on Saturday
> DESCRIPTION

New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman will lead a conversation among a wide-ranging group of thinkers about how New York City can tackle large-scale public projects in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, both effectively and fairly. With architectural historian Hilary Ballon, University Professor at NYU and curator of the Museum's blockbuster exhibitions on Robert Moses and the Grid; Adam Freed, Director of the Global Securing Water Program at the Nature Conservancy; Adriaan Geuze, founding Principal of West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture (Rotterdam and New York); and Philip Orton, Research Scientist at Stevens Institute of Technology and an expert on storm surges and physical oceanography.

Co-sponsored by the American Society of Landscape Architects, the AIA New York Chapter, and the Citizens Budget Commission.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
$6 Museum members; $8 seniors and students; $12 general public


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